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Latin America and Caribbean: Sports stats

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  • Chess > GrandMasters: Number of GrandMaster chess champions, by country. A GrandMaster is the highest level of recognition in chess.
  • Chess > GrandMasters per million: Number of GrandMaster chess champions, by country. A GrandMaster is the highest level of recognition in chess. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Chess > International Masters: Number of International Masters in chess, by country. International Master is the second highest recognition in chess.
  • Chess > International Masters per million: Number of International Masters in chess, by country. International Master is the second highest recognition in chess. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Chess > World Chess Rankings: Country rank by average rating of top 10 players
  • FIFA World Ranking > Men: World football rankings, point totals, March 2006.
  • FIFA World Ranking > Men per million: World football rankings, point totals, March 2006. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • FIFA World Ranking > Women: FIFA world women's ranking, total points.
  • World Cup Totals > Goals against: Total goals against in World Cup history, 1930-2006. Includes own goals and penalty kicks. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Losses: Total number of losses in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Wins: Total matches won in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Wins per million: Total matches won in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
STAT LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN TOTAL LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN AVERAGE DATES
1978 Commonwealth Games > Medals 1.5
5 times less than average
1978
2006 World Baseball Classic > Team batting 46.8
15% more than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters 46
5% of surveyed countries
1.92
4 times less than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters per million 0.106
9 times less than average
2006
Chess > International Masters 211
8% of surveyed countries
8.79
2 times less than average
2006
Chess > International Masters per million 0.607
3 times less than average
2006
Chess > World Chess Rankings 2,296.42
2% less than average
2006
Commonwealth Games > Medals > Pos 13.75
65% more than average
1978
FIFA World Ranking > Men 15,686
19% of surveyed countries
435.72
1% more than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men per million 849.03
2 times more than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Women 1,332.89
8% less than average
2005
World Cup Totals > Goals against 542
28% of surveyed countries
31.88
16% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Losses 138
27% of surveyed countries
8.12
10% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins 151
29% of surveyed countries
8.88
20% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins per million 0.517
29% more than average
2006

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